Knaken

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German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (in some other dialects, including eastern Low Prussian) Knake
  • (in some other dialects) Knoken

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German knōke, with a final -n added to mimic German Knochen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Knaken m (plural Knaken or Knakens)

  1. (in many dialects, including western Low Prussian) an individual bone; a bone as an object rather than as a material

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References[edit]

  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, ISBN 978-3-529-03000-0, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)